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5 edition of The mouse and his child found in the catalog.

The mouse and his child

by Russell Hoban

  • 377 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals,
  • Dollhouses,
  • Family,
  • Toys,
  • Mice,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Two discarded toy mice survive perilous adventures in a hostile world before finding security and happiness with old friends and new.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPictures by Lillian Hoban
    ContributionsHoban, Lillian, illus
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ10.3.H646 Mo
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 p.
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24857647M
    LC Control Number67019624

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    Mouse and His Child (New Windmills) has 1 reviews and 3 ratings. Reviewer chloe wrote: this novel is about a young mouse toy and his father who are joined together hand by are thrown out of the toy shop because they suddenly brake tramp finds them and puts them back together leaving them to rust what jourey are th /5(3).   He went to art school before serving in World War II and was a freelance illustrator eight years before taking up full-time writing. His many works of fiction and poetry for both adults and children have won him many awards. The Mouse and his Child has been hailed as one of the great children's classics of the twentieth century.

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The mouse and his child by Russell Hoban Download PDF EPUB FB2

On FebruaryRussel Hoban dedicates this book to three "fathers": the third is a friend "under whose Christmas tree I saw the mouse and his child to dance for the first time".

The author The mouse and his child book during three years on this Christmas enchantment. Too much for a children tale/5(49). Too much for a children tale. In fact: 1) this book is not only a tale; 2) it is not only for children. The mouse and his child form a unique small toy, they hold each other's hands and the father, whirling on himself, lifts and lowers the child, dancing all through the spring wind by: The Mouse and His Child, by Russell Hoban, is a pleasant yet touching story about a clockwork mouse and his child's search for a territory to call their own.

It progresses at a pleasant pace, apart from a somewhat slow and uninteresting part in the middle of the book, it is intriguing throughout.4/5. Russell Hoban's career spanned five decades in which he wrote more than sixty books, including such children's classics as Bedtime for Frances and The Mouse and His Child, adult fiction including Riddley Walker and Turtle Diary, and several collections of poetry and essays.

David Small is the illustrator of many award-winning books, including The Library, the Caldecott Medal winner So /5(12). The Mouse and His Child is the most beautiful book ever written for children and for those who remember having been a child. It is a crime that it is out of print and the reprint should use his wife's illustrations because they are perfect.

It is a book about hope and forgiveness that is a treasure to read together with your by:   Directed by Charles Swenson, Fred Wolf. With Peter Ustinov, Cloris Leachman, Sally Kellerman, Andy Devine.

Adaptation of Russell Hoban's novel about two mechanical toy mice, and their quest to become "self-winding"/10(). Get this from a library. The mouse and his child. [Russell Hoban; Lillian Hoban] -- A wind-up toy mouse and his child, broken and then mended, set out to find the animals and doll house with which they were in the toy shop.

Along the way, they make enemies with a dump rat and have. The Mouse and His Child is the story of two clockwork mice, a father and son joined together, who are bought at Christmas and discarded.

They go. Of course, a lot of these mouse books were penned well before the '90s. But as a kid, I still read E.B. White's Stuart Little, where the titular mouse had to struggle with being too-small in a too Author: Charlotte Ahlin. The Mouse and His Child, Mr.

Hoban's first full-length book, was followed only a few years later by his first novel for adults, The Lion of Boaz-Jachin and Jachin Boaz--and seems to foreshadow that book's thematic preoccupation with fathers and sons.

The book is dedicated to "three fathers," including Mr. Hoban's own father. The wonderful animated film by Murakami-Wolf and Sanrio, based on the Russell Hoban novel. Find books like The Mouse and His Child from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked The Mouse and His Child also liked: Mi. The Mouse and His Child (Unabridged) audiobook, by Russell Hoban The clockwork mouse and his child had a quest - to find the beautiful dolls' house they had once known. Their bitter journey takes them from slavery among scavenging rats, out into the wide and frightening world.

Through wood and meadow, through the war between armies of shrews, to an encounter. THE MOUSE AND HIS CHILD is a symbolic study of human suffering that apparently was palmed off as a kiddie cartoon feature because of it's characters(A clockwork toy mouse and his son).This film, however, has very little that recommends it as a typical children's cartoon--it's dark, with somber colors, no chirpy songs, no silly sidekicks or lame comedy.

The Mouse and His Child is a chapter book in between: an engaging adventure with everyone-like heros and a bad-guy Rat, and good read-aloud quality, as well as lots of adult double-layered meaning and allusion of a philosophical sort.5/5(1). Buy The Mouse and His Child Main by Russell Hoban (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(51). Toy Story Zero: The Mouse and His Child A mob boss-like villain who rules over a bunch of castaway toys with cruel efficiency.

Daring escapes, close calls, last-minute saves and a climactic double. Since its publication inbook lovers have lauded Russell Hoban's The Mouse and His Child. Now Caldecott Medalist David Small's haunting charcoal-and-ink illustrations energize and elevat.

The mouse and his child are wind-up toys forever joined at the hands. Purchased as Christmas toys, the dancing tin mice are to be brought out only during the holidays.

After being smashed by a heavy vase, their mechanism breaks and they are discarded, separated from the doll house where they lived and the toy elephant that the child calls Brand: Scholastic. The Mouse and his Child Studio Morison.

28 Feb – 28 Apr For NOW Gallery’s Design commission, creative duo Studio Morison will create a sculptural space containing a library of children’s fiction written by adult fiction authors, named after the children’s novel The Mouse and His Child by Russell Hoban.

A classic story for readers from Grade 4 right through to adult, The Mouse and His Child offers adventure, comedy, and deep psychological insights into the human condition. It is the story of two wind-up toys, a father and son with a tender relationship and a strong desire to have a home of their own.

“, which I hope to review another time. So, The Mouse and His Child is ostensibly a book for young teens, I think. It has occasional full page dark monochrome charcoal and ink-wash illustrations, but for the most part it’s pages of spaced 12 point Stemple Garamond type.The Mouse and His Child is a animated film based on the Russell Hoban Novel The Mouse and His Child.

In the United States the film is also known as The Extraordinary Adventures of the Mouse and His Child. Critics panned the film for watering down the philosophical themes in the novel.

Sanrio distributed the movie.